Starting September 21, 2013, British-born Ghanaian media personality Clara Amfo will host the Weekend Breakfast Show (Saturday and Sundays between 7 and 10 am) on BBC Radio 1Xtra.
The Surrey born moved from Kiss FM UK, where she hosted the drive time and breakfast shows to take over from Yasmin Evans who has moved to the 1Xtra Breakfast on weekdays.
?I?m absolutely delighted to be joining Radio 1Xtra. I have been a fan of the station since its inception. I respect and admire all of its DJs and presenters and I can?t wait to be a part of the BBC family.?
Amfo is the current voice behind The Official UK Top 40, 20 and Official Chart Update on various MTV channels; has hosted her own radio show on Kiss FM UK (weekdays, 3-7pm and Saturdays, 6-10am); and was nominated for the Rising Star award at the 2012 Sony Radio Awards.
Her tall list of interviewees include Alicia Keys, Mary J.Blige, Nicki Minaj, Justin Bieber, Spike Lee, John Legend, Ne Yo and Drake.